Spain – Alert for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in marinated smoked salmon from Spain


The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition has become aware through the Coordinated System of Rapid Exchange of Information (SCIRI), of an alert notification transferred by the health authorities of the Autonomous Community of Andalusia regarding the presence of Listeria monocytogenes, in smoked salmon marinated with dill made in Spain.

The presence of Listeria monocytogenes above the established limits has been detected as a result of an official control carried out by the health authorities of the Autonomous Community of Andalusia.

The manufacturing company has contacted its customers and is managing the withdrawal of product from market.

The data of the product involved are:

  • Product name on the label: Smoked salmon marinated with dill
  • Brand: Royal
  • Lot: 1098B1-098
  • Expiry date: 23/05/2021
  • Barcode: EAN841248-051128-0
  • Unit weight: 80 g
  • Temperature: Cooling

The product has been distributed to all the autonomous communities.

This information has been transferred to the competent authorities of the Autonomous Communities through the SCIRI, in order to verify the withdrawal of the affected products from the marketing channels.

With the information available, no case associated with this alert has been confirmed in Spain.

As a precautionary measure, it  is recommended that people who have lots of the products listed above at home, refrain from consuming them and return them to points of sale.

In the case of having consumed these products from the affected batches and presenting any symptoms compatible with Listeriosis (vomiting, diarrhoea and fever), it is recommended to go to a health center.

For more information on this disease, you can call CatSalut 24 hours a day (061).

In the event that new information on this withdrawal is available, ASPCAT will update this statement.

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